August 27, 2014

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Denis Lebel, le visage québécois des conservateurs

(Abonnement) (Abonnement)Cherchez-le, vous ne le trouverez pas. Pour sa première tournée au Québec, Denis Lebel semble avoir mis Stephen Harper au rancart. Pratiquement oblitéré...

Justice Minister Peter MacKay photographed in pro-gun T-shirt | Metro

Justice Minister Peter MacKay is drawing criticism after appearing in a photo wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a logo from Canada's National Firearms Association (NFA)...

Peter MacKay et le lobby des armes | Le blogue de Sophie Durocher

Avez-vous vu cette photo estomaquante de Peter MacKay arborant un t-shirt de l'association canadienne pour les armes à feu ? Un arme semi-automatique*, un drapeau...

Peter MacKay poses in gun lobby T-shirt

Justice Minister Peter MacKay speaks to the media before meeting with local community leaders for a roundtable discussion about criminal justice legislation at the Delta...

Selinger renews call for inquiry

We don't need yet another study on top of the some 40 studies that have already been done; we need police to catch her killer...

Peter MacKay poses in pro-gun 'No Compromise' T-shirt

Justice Minister Peter MacKay says he was showing support for an Afghan veteran when he posed for a photo at a Conservative Party fundraiser wearing...

Projecting the Patriots roster

Defensive linemen (10) — Michael Buchanan, Dominique Easley, Chandler Jones, Chris Jones, Zach Moore, Rob Ninkovich, Sealver Siliga, Joe Vellano, Vince Wilfork, Jerel Worthy. Tommy...

Atlantic Conservative caucus meeting being held in West Prince

Federal Fisheries minister Gail Shea is hosting the summer caucus session in her Egmont riding. With the Island's year to host the summer caucus coinciding...

Conservatives have failed Arctic: Mulcair

Moreover, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said he hopes the Army reserves unit, the Arctic Rangers, will have new rifles to replace their Second World War-era...

How Far Away Is Wladimir Klitschko from Retirement After Biceps Injury?

He's held at least some version of the heavyweight championship since knocking out Chris Byrd back in 2006. For historical purposes, he's been the Transnational...

NBA Draft Blog Interview with Todd Mayo

With the new college season fast approaching, Mayo knew he had to make a decision on his future soon. “It had been on my mind...

Media Advisory: Minister of State Bernier to Address Saskatoon Entrepreneurs

(press release)OTTAWA, ONTARIO--( - Aug. 27, 2014) - The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism) (Agriculture), will lead a round-table...

No 'dead money'? Corporate Canada spending is growing with the economy ...

The late Jim Flaherty, who resigned as Canada's finance minister in March, was also adamant that the corporate sector take more of a lead in...

Minister of State Bernier to Address Saskatoon Entrepreneurs ...

Event date: August 28, 2014 - The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism) (Agriculture), will lead a round-table discussion with local...

136 entries in day Farm Tractor Pull at 2014 Hunterdon 4-H Fair

Both day and evening Farm Tractor Pulls and a Bale Throwing Contest were held at the Hunterdon County 4-H & Agricultural Fair. A total of...

Plan your Thursday: Fun things to do tomorrow on Cape Cod

“And So It Goes” (romantic comedy, PG-13, 93 minutes, reviewed by Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service). Two old pros (Diane Keaton and Michael Douglas) show...

DA: No decision yet to retry man for 1982 deadly shooting

Moore had been introduced to a woman by his nickname, Karim, the same nickname used by Emmitt Burgess, who another man, Anthony Bradley Jones, claimed...

Lawmakers call for a smartphone 'kill switch'

“Technology is fast; the law is slow,” wrote EFF's Adi Kamdar. “While there ... Philadelphia's National Constitution Center is the first and only nonprofit, nonpartisan...

Le ministre fédéral des Affaires autochtones, Bernard Valcourt ...

Le ministre fédéral des Affaires autochtones, Bernard Valcourt, refuse de collaborer avec les chefs de l'APNQL à l'amélioration de l'éducation des enfants des Premières Nations.

Premiers, aboriginal leaders propose missing women roundtable as 1st step

Ghiz said there has been some discussions around Justice Minister Peter MacKay and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt taking part in the roundtable but that...

To delete or not to delete? That is the federal question

... what happened when the Toronto Star today revealed that several departments have told staff to delete what are considered unnecessary email to meet a...

Emil Bell on trek to press for national inquiry into missing, murdered ...

"While Saskatchewan has the ability to call its own inquiry, our focus remains on giving police the tools they need to hunt down the cowards...

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David De Gea aside, there's no future at United for League Cup flops

(blog) (blog)Newspapers have claimed that the defeat “heaped more misery on Louis van Gaal” and another broadsheet writer has claimed that the Dutchman cannot...

Whitby-Oshawa MP Jim Flaherty's possessions auctioned off in tribute fundraiser

WHITBY -- Jim Flaherty's family and friends took a trip down memory lane recently as they gathered for a special tribute held in his honour.

ArtWalk retains an all-Okanagan focus

KelownaNow (subscription)“The Lake Country ArtWalk not only supports the local economy, but it also strengthens the community and promotes the work of local artists,” federal...

ViewPoints by Timothy M. Flaherty: Napa quake brings need for preparedness to ...

I recently had the honor of attending the ceremonial induction of four Pleasant Hill teens who had achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Each young...

Bills offense gets last preseason test vs Lions - News & Observer

News & Observer Bills offense gets last preseason test vs LionsNews & ObserverThey'll get one final dress rehearsal against the Lions (2-1), who are seeking to...

Federal Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Bernard Valcourt refuses to collaborate ...

(press release)27, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - On three occasions in the past months the AFNQL Chiefs have sincerely and formally invited the federal Minister...

Home News Canada reaffirms support to improve maternal,...

MISSISSAUGA — In an attempt to improve maternal, newborn and child health in Bangladesh, the Conservative government Tuesday (Aug. 26) reaffirmed its support to the...

Federal Conservatives hold first regional meeting in Mount Royal

... Infrastructure Minister and Political Minister for Quebec, Denis Lebel (speaking, above left), Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander (at left with Lebel and Suburban...

Richard Sherman: Other teams break rules more than Seahawks

(blog) (blog)That emphasis has made a noticeable difference, with NOLA.com's Jeff Duncan pointing out that there have been twice as many penalties called per...

Minister Clement Receives Input from Edmontonians on Open Government

(press release)Today, Minister Clement heard from Canadians at a public workshop held in Edmonton as part of consultations on Canada's second Action Plan on...

Minister Clement Receives Input from Edmontonians on Open Government

(press release)Today, Minister Clement heard from Canadians at a public workshop held in Edmonton as part of consultations on Canada's second Action Plan on...

IndyCar: Kanaan, Andretti, Newgarden lead list of potential championship spoilers

Ryan Hunter-Reay, Sebastien Bourdais, Ed Carpenter, Scott Dixon and Juan Montoya are drivers who've not only won races in 2014 but have also looked very...

Ontario PC Leadership Race: Poll Suggests Potential Candidates Not Well Known

Only nine per cent of PC supporters said they disapproved of Elliott, a past leadership candidate and widow of former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty.

Maritimes to 'pay a price' under Ottawa's health plan

However, in an email to CBC News, Federal Minister of Health Rona Ambrose's office says the government is providing the highest recorded health transfer dollars...

Mentally ill need help, not handcuffs: police, mental health association

Federal Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney welcomed the report, but he said the judicial system cannot be used to solve health issues. "As important as...

Canada's nurse leader and Council of the Federation chair talk one-on-one ...

(press release)Following a meeting last week with federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose, CNA is in Prince Edward Island for the provincial/territorial council meetings. "The...

Interactions between police, people with mental illness on the rise

Federal Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney welcomed the report, but he said the judicial system cannot be used to solve health issues. “As important as...

New 'Survivor' cast features 'Amazing Race' twins and John Rocker

It seems only fair that "Survivor" would be welcoming some "Amazing Race" veterans since "Amazing Race" has showcased "Survivor" favorites including Rob & Amber, Ethan...

Bevilacqua is in for Vaughan mayoral race, is Fantino next?

But there's been a lot of chatter about Veterans Affairs Minister and Vaughan Conservative MP Julian Fantino taking a run at the mayor's chair. And...

Jim Moore: Enough naysaying – The Seahawks will repeat as Super Bowl champs

The Go 2 Guy also writes for 710Sports.com and kitsapsun.com. You can reach Jim at jimmoorethego2guy@yahoo.com and follow him on Twitter @cougsgo. He appears weekdays...

2014 FIBA World Cup Rosters

AUSTRALIA - David Anderson (C), Cameron Bairstow (F), Aron Baynes (F), Ryan Broekhoff (F), Matthew Dellavedova (G), Dante Exum (G), Adam Gibson (G), Chris Goulding...

Harper Government Helps Small and Medium Businesses "Get it Right from the ...

Harper Government Helps Small and Medium Businesses "Get it Right from the ... (press release)The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National...

Harper government asks public servants to delete emails

... have issued the instructions in recent weeks to delete records as part of a new two-gigabyte limit imposed on email inboxes for all federal...

Harper Government helps keep Windsor seniors active and informed

(press release)27, 2014 /CNW/ - Windsor seniors will soon have new opportunities to participate in programs that boost their physical fitness and provide them...

Crown corporation salary increases 'not out of line' with other sectors: documents

(subscription) (subscription)Treasury Board president Tony Clement (Parry Sound-Muskoka, Ont.) and other ministers and Conservative MPs told Parliament at the time that the government was...